Funeral Services for Maria Senaida Waltrip, 72, of Arapaho, OK was held at 11:00a.m., Monday, January 26, 2015 in the Arapaho First Baptist Church, officiated by Vann Leonard and Wendell Folsom.  Burial will follow in the Arapaho Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau - Lee Funeral Home.


Maria Senaida "Sandy" Waltrip was born June 1st, 1942 in McAllen, TX to Luz Gonzalez and Josephina (Morales) Gonzalez and went to join her mother and father, and son, Tim Waltrip in heaven on Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Grace Living Center in Clinton, OK.


She is also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Heidi Cooper, sisters, Frances Reyna and Lisa Roach and three brothers, Jesse Gonzalez, Manuel Garcia and Luz Gonzalez.


Sandy is survived by the love of her life and best friend Dean E. Waltrip.  Sandy was a loving mother and is survived by sons John Waltrip, Jerry Waltrip, Pete Ponce, Ray Ponce, Kenny Hobbs, Jerrell Hobbs, and daughters Dewanna Wynn, Debbie Gorman and Cheryl Lovejoy; four sisters, Nancy Biggs, Mary Perez, Petra Quionones and Ophella Torres; four brothers, Herman Garcia, Johnny Gonzalez, Emilo Gonzalez and Arnold Gonzalez.


Most importantly Sandy was a devoted and nurturing grandmother.  She dedicated her life to the 19 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.  There are no words to describe the amount of love and joy she brought to the lives of her family and friends.  She will be missed dearly.


A Visitation was held on Sunday, 1:00p.m, till 8:00p.m., at the Funeral Home.




A graveside service for Juanita Anderson, 75, former Leedey resident was held 1:00p.m. Monday, January 26, 2015 in the Moorwood Cemetery near Leedey, OK officiated by family and under the direction of the Kiesau Lee Funeral Home.


Juanita June Anderson was born November 26, 1940 to Delbert P. Anderson and Helen (Pierce) Anderson Southwest of Leedey, Oklahoma.  Juanita passed away Thursday, January 22, 2015 in the Kingfisher Hospital in Kingfisher, OK.


Ms. Anderson was raised and attended school in Leedey. In 1943 she moved to Washington for 2 years with her parents.  They returned back to Leedey in 1945.  In 1945 she moved to Enid, Oklahoma where she has been a resident of the Enid State School until the present time.


She was a member of the Baptist Church; she liked to Garden and loved cats.


She was preceded in death by her parents,a brother, Clyde Anderson, niece, Lynda Anderson and a nephew, Mark Anderson.


She is survived  by two brothers, Carroll Anderson, of Moore, OK and Donnie Anderson, of Yukon, OK.


She is also survived by nieces and nephews.




A Memorial service for Alecia Kay McGinnis, 62, former Clinton resident, will be 1:00p.m., Saturday, January 24, 2014 in the Stanley Lee Chapel, 112 South 7th Street, Clinton.  She will be ready for viewing at 10am until 5pm, Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at the Stanley Lee Funeral Home.


Alecia Kay was born May 3, 1952 in Clinton, OK to Sly and Vera Warrington.  She passed away in Oklahoma City on Friday, January 16 2015.  Her parents were former managers of the Post House Restaurant at the Clinton Greyhound Bus Station.


Alecia attended school in Clinton, OK.  When living in Clinton, she helped with the preparation of the Thanksgiving meal for the community.  She enjoyed sewing and making quilts.  She became a prayer warrior on Facebook.


She is survived by her husband, Wayne McGinnis, three daughters: Ruth Ann Span, Veronica Gilliam and Alta McGinnis; one son, Greg Gilliam and twelve grandchildren and four great grandchildren and another on the way.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Sly and Vera Warrington; two grandsons: Sly Gilliam and Dustin McGinnis and one sister, Cheryl Warrington.




Funeral Services for Ronald Golden, 60, Clinton resident was held 10:00a.m., Saturday, January 24 2015 in the Chapel of the Stanley-Lee Funeral Home officiated by Doug Lewis.


Ronald Glenn Golden as born September 30, 1954 to Bobby Joe and Joann "Jodi" (Dickerson) Golden in Ft. Ord, California and passed away unexpected Monday, January 19, 2015 in his Clinton home.


Ronny was raised in a military family and they moved several times in his growing up years.  He lived mostly in California where he graduated from high school in about 1972.  He worked with his family in the drapery business.  He enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving a four year stint.  He was honorably discharged and moved to Oklahoma in 1979.  He worked for at the Glancy Ranch, Security Metal Products, and Kellwood Factory.  For the past 7 years he has been employed with the Mars Pet Care as a forklift operator.


He was married to Susan Crane on April 19, 1996 in Clinton.  They made their home in Clinton since that time.


He attended the First Baptist, he loved to fish, fly remote control air planes, Harley Davidson Motor Cycles; Karaoke singing, and he enjoyed going to his son's basketball games.


He was preceded in death by his father.


He is survived by a son, Aaron Golden, the mother of his son, Susan Crane, both of Clinton, his mother and step-father Betty "Jodi" and Albert Richards, of Mt. Ranch, CA and a brother, Terry Joe Golden, Albuquerue, NM.


He is also survived by nieces and nephews and his best friends, Kevin Spencer, Carol Martin and Danny Gugle.



A Memorial Service for Eloise Tisdal, 92, Clinton resident was held at 2:00p.m., Saturday January 24, 2015 in the First Methodist Church, officiated  by Rev. Roland Youngberg.  A private burial was held on a later date under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.


Margaret Eloise (Dunlop) Tisdal was born September 29, 1922 to Roy F. and Lois Julia (Martin) Dunlop in Spearman, Texas and passed away in her Clinton home on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.


Eloise was raised in Elk City and graduated from Elk City High School in 1939.  She continued her education at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.  She met her future husband James Harold Tisdal during the summer of 1942 and they were married on August 24, 1943 in Elk City, OK.  She was employed with the Internal Revenue Service in OKC while Harold continued and completed Medical School.  Dr. Harold was a Medical Doctor in the United States Army and they were deployed to Hickam Field Army Base in Honolulu Hawaii for two years.  They moved back to Oklahoma and settled in Clinton in 1947 where he practiced medicine for the next 46 years.  They made Clinton there home most of their married life.


She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Lois Dunlop and her foster parents Uncle Audley and Aunt Margaret Williams.


Eloise's passion was always being a mom and grandmother.  She was a member of the First Methodist Church, an avid golfer, expert bridge player, and for many years a private pilot.  She loved to travel, and Eloise and Dr. Harold traveled extensively from the Far East to Europe and most places in between.


She is survived by her husband, Dr. Harold Tisdal of the home, daughter, Linda Johnson and husband Frank, of Dallas, TX, three sons, Mart Tisdal and wife Marian, of Clinton, Dr. Paul Tisdal and wife, Jan, of Weatherford and Alan Tisdal and wife, Claire of Tuscaloosa, AL.


She is survived by 10 grandchildren, Andrea Berryhill and husband, Brian, of Golden, CO, Reed Tisdal and wife, Stephanie of Chapel Hill, NC, Julia Tisdal of New York City, NY, Logan Tisdal of Ho Chi Min City, Viet Nam, Bo Tisdal, of  Weatherford, Taylor Moen and husband,  T.J. Palo, Alto, CA, Geoff Johnson, of Midland, TX, Todd Johnson, of Denver, CO, Maggie Howard and husband, Chad of Halley, Idaho and Alexander Black, of Tuscaloosa, AL; three great-grandchildren, Landon Tisdal, of Weatherford, Aldon Berryhill and Ava Beryhill, of Golden, CO.


The family has suggested those wanting to give a memorial contribution may do so to the First Methodist Church in Clinton, Clinton Mission House for the Homeless or and organization of your choice.






Phyllis Jean Donelson, 77, of Dumas, passed away on January 20, 2015.  A Memorial Service was scheduled for 3 o'clock in the afternoon on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Kiesau Memorial Chapel in Clinton, OK with Pastor Wendell Folsom, pastor of Gospel Tabernacle in Arapaho officiating.  Interment will follow at Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.